This free app is designed for anyone working at a computer workstation in an office. The app supports the user in the ergonomic design of a workstation in the office. It helps to recognise positive and negative influences on work and health. All the uses has to do is answer a few short questions...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
Per consentire un’agevole valutazione e gestione dei rischi di DMS nei luoghi di lavoro, la nostra banca dati di facile utilizzo contiene vari strumenti pratici e materiali orientativi sviluppati a livello dell’UE e nazionale.
Le risorse includono studi campione e materiali visivi e riguardano svariati settori, tipi di pericolo e misure di prevenzione. Alcune sono rivolte in modo specifico a determinati soggetti interessati, ad esempio datori di lavoro, lavoratori o dirigenti, mentre altre alla gestione dei DMS tra gruppi specifici di lavoratori. Le risorse possono essere filtrate per una di queste categorie o altre ancora, così non avrai problemi a trovare esattamente ciò che cerchi.
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This case study finds that the percentage of workers in Austria with a MSD is higher than the EU average. The AUVAsicher programme focuses particularly on MSD prevention and on SMEs. AUVA provides support to companies also through AUVAfit and BAUfit schemes. The AUVAfit programme has a specific...
Manual handling of loads can lead to discomfort, pain or injury to the musculoskeletal system. The website of the Austrian Labour Inspectorate provides tips and links to usefull tools such as the German Key Indicator Methods for lifting, holding, carrying and pushing, pulling.
This discussion paper reviews the literature on musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in healthcare workplaces. It presents an overview of MSDs and their prevalence in the healthcare sector, reviews the risk factors and discusses effective interventions to prevent, reduce and manage MSDs in healthcare...
This infosheet provides an overview of body and hazard mapping techniques and highlights their value in identifying and preventing work-related MSDs. It lists the resources you need to run a hazard or body mapping session in your own workplace and provides step-by-step guidance.
This campaign infographics brings the facts and figures to life, making it clear why we need to address the issue of work-related MSDs.
Risk assessment is the basis for successful safety and health management, and the key to prevent and manage musculoskeletal disorders. This presentation suggests a straightforward stepwise approach to risk assessment that should work well for most businesses (specially micro and small enterprises).